Subchapter A General Provisions 102.001 – 102.002
Subchapter B Selection of Board and Officers 102.011 – 102.016
Subchapter C Powers and Duties of Board and Officers 102.021 – 102.023
Subchapter D Party Conduct 102.031 – 102.032
Subchapter E Filings With Board; Hearings 102.041 – 102.042
Subchapter F Court Filings and Orders 102.051 – 102.053
Subchapter G Expenses and Fees 102.061 – 102.064
Subchapter H Award and Appeals 102.071 – 102.075

Terms Used In Texas Labor Code Chapter 102 - Labor Arbitration

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Month: means a calendar month. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.